Archive for April, 2010

Measuring UPS Efficiency – Help!

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

One aspect of determining our Power Use Effectiveness (PUE) is to understand how much energy is "wasted" by our UPSes.  This is especially important as we look to move from many small rack-mounted UPSes to a more central approach.  We've been quite confused in reading about the relationships of Real ...

New ECAR study on Green IT in Higher Ed

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

See the new ECAR study on Green IT in Higher Education

Overhead cable trays

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

[caption id="attachment_169" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="overhead cable tray"][/caption] Installation of new overhead cable trays has commenced. We took the opportunity of a new SAN purchase to start moving our cables from under our 12" raised floor to overhead. This will eventually allow us to reduce underflow blockages which impede airflow ...